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Brick work underway on new Dargan Street sidewalks

on Wednesday, 13 July 2016. Posted in News, Local News

Brick work underway  on new Dargan Street sidewalks
The brick work edging the new concrete sidewalks along South Dargan Street is underway downtown. The new sidewalks are part of the city’s downtown streetscape project in the core downtown area. New sidewalks, lighting, trees, landscape and street asphalt

Scouts clear section of Jeffries for canoeing

on Tuesday, 12 July 2016. Posted in News, Local News

Jeffries Creek, from Palmetto Street near Naturally Outdoors to Jeffries Creek park on Hillside Drive, has been cleared for kayaks and canoeing. Boy Scout Gafton Keefe has been working with Chuck Pope and the City of Florence to clear the main creek bed

Deadline nears for Music, Art Camp

on Monday, 11 July 2016. Posted in News, Arts & Culture, Local News

How Great Thou Art Music and Art Camp is accepting children who have completed grades two through six. The cost is $50 and pre-registration is required. You may register online at fbcflorence.org. Registration closes at midnight on July 13. The camp will

American Red Cross of Palmetto SC Names Don Leonard as Regional Advisory Council Member

on Thursday, 07 July 2016. Posted in News, Local News

MYRTLE BEACH, SC, June 28, 2016 – The American Red Cross of Eastern SC is pleased to announce that Don Leonard will be representing the local chapter on the state-wide Regional Advisory Council. “It’s with great pleasure we welcome Don Leonard to our

$25,000 GIFT

on Wednesday, 06 July 2016. Posted in Good life, News, Local News

$25,000 GIFT
DONATION – Sen. Hugh Leatherman presents a $25,000 check on behalf of the state to the Courtney McGinnis Graham Community Shelter on June 30. Bryan Braddock, executive director of the House of House of the Pee Dee, on left, accepts the donation supporting

Florence native shines at Miss SC Teen pageant

on Wednesday, 06 July 2016. Posted in News, Local News

Florence native shines at Miss SC Teen pageant
Florence native and Miss S.C. Sweet Potato Festival Teen Kinsley Odom wrapped up a successful week by being named a top 15 quarter finalist at the 80th anniversary of the Miss South Carolina/Miss South Carolina Teen pageants. Odom also won the Quality of

Piano CD to support Christian Learning Centers

on Wednesday, 06 July 2016. Posted in Good life, Arts & Culture, Local News

Stan Sullivan has recorded a piano CD, entitled “THE FIRST ONE.” Sullivan, who serves as administrative board chairman of the The Christian Learning Centers of Florence County, is donating all profits from the sale of his CD to support the CLC ministry.

Freedom Fest to be held July 18 for youth, 12-18

on Wednesday, 06 July 2016. Posted in News, Local News, Sports

Freedom Fest to be held July 18 for youth, 12-18
Considering the challenges that today’s youth face, community leaders are getting together to create an event that emphasizes positive alternatives. Freedom Fest of Florence, for youth ages 12-18, will occur Monday, July 18, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the

South Florence cadets complete Sail Academy, graduate Leadership Academy

on Wednesday, 06 July 2016. Posted in News, Local News

Three cadets from South Florence High’s Naval JROTC program recently completed the 2016 Area Six Sail Academy held at Lake Marion’s Navy Short Stay Recreation Area in Moncks Corner. Qualified candidates trained for a week with US Navy Sail and USA

Choice Hotels honors Hotel Florence

on Wednesday, 06 July 2016. Posted in News, Local News

Choice Hotels honors Hotel Florence
Boutique hotel earns top spot among Choice’s Ascend Hotel Collection Hotel Florence was the winner of the Choice Hotel’s Ascend Hotel Collection 2016 Hotel of the Year Award. The award was announced at Choice Hotels International’s 62nd Annual Convention

Race tickets being raffled

on Wednesday, 06 July 2016. Posted in News, Local News

The Julian D. Dusenbury Detachment 410 of Florence is holding a raffle for two days of racing fun at Darlington Raceway. The tickets are for the Help a Hero 200 on Sept. 3 and the Bojangles Southern 500 Sept. 4. The drawing will be held on Aug. 20. Seats

Boy Scout Council honors Rocky Gannon as 2016 Distinguished Citizen

on Wednesday, 06 July 2016. Posted in Good life, Arts & Culture, Local News

Boy Scout Council honors Rocky Gannon as 2016 Distinguished Citizen
The Pee Dee Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America bestowed their Distinguished Citizen Award on life-long boy scout and military veteran Rocky Gannon during a special ceremony on June 23. The award was presented at a dinner held at the Southeastern

Florence Little Theatre offers ‘Something Wonderful’ for 93rd Season

on Wednesday, 06 July 2016. Posted in Good life, Arts & Culture, Local News

By BRENDA HARRISON Editor of The News Journal Florence, S.C. The Florence Little Theatre has “Something Wonderful” planned for its 2016-2017 Season. The season opens next week with the summer production, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka JR., featuring a cast of

FMU golf team inks trio

on Wednesday, 06 July 2016. Posted in News, Local News, Sports

Francis Marion University golf coach Mark Gaynor has announced the addition of Mark Goodall of Tomkins Cove, N.Y., Callum McGuigan of Crieff, Scotland, and Petter Songe-Moeller of Stavanger, Norway, to the Patriot program for the 2016-17 academic year.

Tennis, track athletes to represent Florence at International Children’s Games

on Wednesday, 06 July 2016. Posted in News, Local News, Sports

Eleven tennis and track athletes from Florence, referred to as Team Florence, are one of five teams from the United States that have been invited to participate in the Olympics’ 50th International Children’s Games this year, July 11-16. The games will be
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